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Cups and dishes on the upper rack do not wash properly. Spray arm revolves freely, but water may not exit the holes

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa,

Based on your description as well as all you`ve done on your own I`d suspect you have a plugged pump.

The place to start for that is to pull the pump filter, spray arm and check for food deposit, broken glass, undesolved detergent and general water deposit built up in the sump well.

The key is to get in there and clean it all out, I`ve attached a link at the bottom that will show you how to go about it. It is not really referring to the heating issue, or maybe even your model, ( Most Whirlpool, Inglis, Kenmore, Kitchen-Aid, Jenn-Air ) but it is the same procedure.

When you`re finished run it through a test cycle and see how it goes.

Let me know how you make out and what you find.

macmarkus :)

Hello,

Welcome to FixYa,

Based on your description as well as all you`ve done on your own I`d suspect you`re on the right track with the plugged pump suspicion.

The place to start for that is to pull the pump filter, spray arm and check for food deposit, broken glass, undesolved detergent and general water deposit built up in the sump well.

The key is to get in there and clean it all out, I`ve attached a link at the bottom that will show you how to go about it. It is not really referring to the heating issue, or maybe even your model, ( Most Whirlpool, Inglis, Kenmore, Kitchen-Aid, Jenn-Air ) but it is the same procedure.

When you`re finished run it through a test cycle and see how it goes.

Let me know how you make out and what you find.

macmarkus :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRCCrEwrst8&NR=1

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Aug 06, 2010

    sorry about the double post...whooops !





    macmarkus :)

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